Billy Twomey’s tremendous run of good form continued at the weekend in Geneva. The highlight of the 5* international show was the Grand Prix with €70,000 on offer to the winner. Billy has been knocking on the door for the last few weeks, with major placings at all the biggest shows around the world but […]
Running home to Bantry Bay a new goal for Cork Captain Graham Canty The 6th annual Bantry Bay Run, a half Marathon which takes place on the May Bank Holiday weekend, Sunday, May 1st 2011 from the beautiful village of Glengarriff, along the coastal route to Bantry was recently launched at the Maritime Hotel, Bantry, […]
Cork’s Billy Twomey snatched the 70,000 euro first prize in yesterday afternoon’s (Sunday) Grand Prix in Basel, Switzerland, beating German challenger Marcus Ehning by just three-tenths of a second. The 33 year-old show jumper, currently ranked seventh in the World Jumping Rankings, piloted the 14 year-old mare ‘Tinka’s Serenade’, which he owns jointly with Sue […]
The number of people living in Cork East Constituency on the live register at the end of last year stood at 12080, says Fine Gael TD, David Stanton. “Cork East Constituency, which I represent in Dail Eireann, covers parts of East and North Cork including Carrigtwohill, Cobh, Fermoy, Mallow, Midleton, Mitchelstown and Youghal. The number […]
A symposium titled, “In the Presence of Ladies”: Women in Higher Education to be held on 22nd January 2011 at UCC celebrates the appointment of Mary Ryan, first woman professor appointed in an Irish University. Mary Ryan takes central place in the ranks of achieving Irish women as the first woman professor appointed in an […]
The 55 year old motorcyclist killed in todays collision at Cahermone has been named as John Cashman from St Marys Road, Midleton. The road has since been re-opened to traffic.
Its expected that about 40 members of the Navy will be questioned by gardai and military police about the disappearance of arms from a navy patrol ship. Checks on the armoury of the LE Niamh found that a 9mm pistol, and rounds of ammunition were missing. The ship had been docked at Haulbowline Naval Base […]
The funeral of Miriam Reidy is taking place in Limerick today. The 35 year old died of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning at a hotel in Kinsale last weekend. She’d been attending a hen party in the West Cork tourist town. Gardai and the Health and Safety Authority continue to investigate the incident.
15 year old Alexander Amini from Castleknock College, Dublin has taken home the overall prize for his project entitled, “Tennis sensor data analysis” with Cork receiving an outstanding forty-five honors. The announcement was made by Tánaiste and Minister for Education and Skills, Ms. Mary Coughlan, T.D and Graham Sutherland, CEO, BT Ireland, at the awards […]
A man in his late 20s will appear at a special sitting of Youghal District Court at 6.30pm on the 15th January 2011, charged in connection to the death of Michael O ‘Shea. Gardai arrested the man on the morning the 14th of January 2011 in the Cobh area of Cork. He was detained at […]